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Bantry Fire Brigade said New Street, Main Street, Barrack and the Square were all flooded on Monday night. Image: Bantry Fire Brigade

An elderly shop owner in Bandon, Co Cork, who has experienced his second major flooding incident at his premises in a matter of days, describes himsel(...)

The man was diving from rocks near Nohoval Cove in Co Cork when it is believed his foot caught and he landed on rocks. File photograph: John M/Geograph.org.uk (cc-by-sa/2.0)

A 35-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital in Cork after he suffered serious spinal injuries while diving from rocks off the south coast this af(...)

Sinn Féin has suffered a setback in Cork following Cllr Paul Hayes’s announcement that he is to quit the party and sit as an independent.

Sinn Féin has suffered a setback in Cork following Cllr Paul Hayes’s announcement that he is to quit the party and sit as an independent. He was one o(...)

Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, with the chair of the Remembering Edward Bransfield Committee, Jim Wilson, at the unveiling of a monument to Bransfield in his  home village of Ballinacurra in East Cork. Photograph: Barry Roche

Edward Bransfield, the pioneering Irish polar explorer and the first person to officially record discovering Antarctica, has been honoured with the un(...)

Michael Collins has a high profile from organising buses to take patients to Belfast for cataract operations. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cork South-West (three seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Cork South-West is one of those constituencies where geography plays almost as important a (...)

Parknasilla, Sneem, Co Kerry

Winter is setting in, but that doesn’t mean shutting yourself up at home and hibernating every weekend. From the comfort of your car, you can enjoy so(...)

The wreck of Cunard liner RMS Lusitania lies some 18km off the Old Head of Kinsale. File photograph: PA Wire

A diver has been airlifted to University Hospital Galway after getting into difficulty while diving with a group on the wreck of the Lusitania off the(...)

Set on a concrete plinth outside Courtmacsherry Community Hall, the model is visible to all visiting the seaside village. Photograph: Vincent O’Donovan

It may be more than 100 years since the Lusitania was sunk off the west Cork coast in the first World War but the tragedy is still remembered by the d(...)

A ‘green tide’ of algae at the Tolka estuary, north Dublin

Sprawling beds of bright green seaweed caused by human waste products around the Irish coastline are thought to be on the rise, new research has indic(...)

Irish farming is in a climate spotlight as never before. In the three years since the lifting of the EU milk quota the dairy herd has grown by 400,000 animals. Photograph:   David Sleator

There’s been a bake-off in the UCD agriculture building and the remains are spread on a staffroom table. The biggest specimen among the agri-themed ca(...)

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